Zenyatta Hero Guide

Zenyatta is an orb-slingin’ Buddhist robot that waxes philosophical while picking off enemies from a distance. Representing both Yin and Yang, Zenyatta can heal allies and weaken enemies at the same time. In Overwatch lore, Tekhartha Zenyatta was part of a commune of Omnic monks, known as the Shambali, that abandoned their preprogrammed robotic lives […]

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Widowmaker Hero Guide

Widowmaker is a powerful sniper capable of eliminating heroes across the battlefield with a single shot. Her abilities are perfect for light reconnaissance: a grappling hook allows her to reach high-elevations and stay mobile, while her Ultimate ability enables her entire team to see enemies through walls. In Overwatch lore, Widowmaker is a ruthless assassin […]

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Ana Hero Guide

Ana is a sniper/healer hybrid and Overwatch’s resident mom, dishing out tough love and sage advice from her years spent on the battlefield. In Overwatch Lore, Ana Amari is a founding member of Overwatch and the mother of Pharah. Long considered the world’s best sniper, Ana served next to Jack Morrison (Soldier: 76) as his […]

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Junkrat Hero Guide

Junkrat is a grenade lobbing defensive hero that protects the objective using sticky mines and bear traps. His mines enable him to reach high ground positions, and his Ultimate ability, Rip-Tire, can instantly kill multiple characters. In Overwatch lore, Junkrat (AKA Jamison Fawkes) is a dangerous 25-year old demolitionist with a bit of a psychotic […]

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Pharah Hero Guide

Pharah, a self-described “Rocket Queen,” is a dynamic assault-based hero with the best vertical mobility in Overwatch. She also has one of the most powerful Ultimate abilities in the game, Barrage. Pharah’s play style involves terrorizing enemies from the air with deadly rockets, knocking players around the map, and generally being a nuisance that’s difficult to […]

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Hanzo Hero Guide

Hanzo is a lethal mid-range sniper with a powerful “wall hack” ability that enables his entire team to see enemies hidden behind cover. Adept Hanzo’s can be killing machines, nailing headshots and dispatching enemies with his powerful Dragonstrike ultimate. In Overwatch lore, Hanzo Shimada is heir to the powerful Shimada empire, a dangerous criminal organization […]

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Reinhardt Hero Guide

Reinhardt is Overwatch’s classic tank. He’s found in nearly every competitive team composition thanks to an ultimate ability that can wipe out whole squads as well as a punishing charge attack that makes quick work of squishy characters. His rechargeable Barrier Shield is a staple on the battlefield too, and can absorb a whopping 2,000 […]

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Lúcio Hero Guide

Lucio is a versatile, fast-paced healer that can turn the tide of battle with a powerful Ultimate ability. His unique passive ability combined with his powerful buffing auras make him one of Overwatch’s most powerful and valuable heroes. As such, it’s very rare to see a professional match without Lucio in the roster. In Overwatch […]

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Reaper Hero Guide

Reaper is a powerful Overwatch assault character and also the game’s resident edgelord. In Overwatch lore, Reaper was originally known as Gabriel Reyes, commander of Overwatch’s covert ops division, Blackwatch. As conflict grew within Overwatch’s ranks, Reyes lead a rebellion against Jack Morrison (Solder 76). The final fight created an explosion that supposedly took the […]

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Tracer Hero Guide

Overwatch’s fleet-footed mascot, Tracer, is a zippy DPS attacker designed to flank and harass enemies at close-range. Tracer’s time traveling abilities enable her to blink and shift through a fight, and her evasive mobility makes targeting and tracking her movements a challenge. In Overwatch lore, Lena Oxton is a young British pilot that joined Overwatch’s […]

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